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Royal BC Museum Entrance Ticket
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Royal BC Museum Entrance Ticket
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Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First Peoples, Natural History and Modern History Galleries – a feast of...more
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675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
James Bay
+1 250-356-7226
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Reviewed yesterday

While the content of the exhibit was incredible, the signage and lighting did not do it justice. I could not learn what many of the artifacts were because the labeling was off to the side rather than underneath each item. I found the format confusing....More

Thank Desertdiva85225
Reviewed yesterday

I have not been here in over 35 years. I wanted to see this exhibit, so we were able to take a few days and come over from Vancouver. If you can, pre-buy your tickets online, otherwise, there will be a line up at the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time exploring the exhibits. Our favorite part was the natural history exhibit. It was one of the best we have seen. The Egypt one was great as well. We did find 2 hour parking for a small fee. Purchasing tickets was...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit. Full of interesting displays and a must if you want to get a proper feel for the history of BC. The current Egypt exhibition is fascinating

Thank 770marcus
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are so many exhibits in this museum as well as their themed ones which change about every 6 months and all areas have informative and interesting displays. If you want to read everything and go through the exhibits thoroughly I would recommend booking out...More

Thank Gabby R
Reviewed 2 days ago

visited the Egyptian exhibit. extremely well done and most informative. rest of the permanent exhibits likewise are excellent. should plan to spend two hours

Thank Gigtraveler7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is always very interesting with excellent displays. I especially appreciate the detailed indigenous history. Always fabulous. Their special exhibits are always fascinating and memorable.

Thank Kitty C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The BC Museum is a wonderful exhibition of the history of the Provence and its indigenous people. The visuals and narratives fairly represent the many native groups that originally settled the land and some of the conflicts with European settlers who sometimes oppressed them. The...More

Thank mikegennet
Reviewed 3 days ago

a great family experience or simply visit alone even if you think you know it all it is a very well put together exhibit worth your while!

Thank mirnazagar
Reviewed 4 days ago

My kids were drawn in by the Egypt exhibit which was very academic and not especially kid friendly. But from that display we went on to be amazed. The First Nations History and language display expanded my understand of First Nation issues and the residential...More

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February 13, 2018|
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Response from Danda H | Reviewed this property |
RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its... More
September 22, 2017|
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Response from Minkymonkey | Reviewed this property |
A whole day ..Morning and then go off for lunch and return in the afternoon. Your ticket allows you to return for free on the same day
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June 26, 2017|
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Response from Jul D | Reviewed this property |
No they are not. There are not many "pet" appropriate areas for animals in the city centre. Lots in the surrounding municipalities.